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America's Cup: 12 mths of AC75 sailing reviewed America's Cup: 12 mths of AC75 sailing reviewed It has been 12 months since the AC75's started sailing - how has the class and event shaped up? It has been 12 months since the first AC75's started sailing - Emirates Team New Zealand in Auckland, and American Magic in Rhode Island. There's just three months to the first/third America's Cup World Cup Series. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 27 Sep 15:30 NZST Finding Vendée sponsors in spite of the crisis Finding Vendée sponsors in spite of the crisis Romain Attanasio manages to secure a partnership during lockdown Given the current public health situation and the economic difficulties that have arisen, there was the fear that some sailors who had not completed their budget for the Vendée Globe might have found it hard to find sponsors. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 27 Sep 01:43 NZST Entry open foLes Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille Entry open foLes Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille April 2021 will see the 12th edition More than ever, the organizers are putting their faith in the future and promising to organize an event with the same excellence as past years, where conversation, competition, and conviviality are on the roster. by Laura Muma Posted 26 Sep 01:36 NZST Hall Spars Memoirs Part 2 - test boats & autoclave Hall Spars Memoirs Part 2 - test boats & autoclave Eric Hall tells Hall Spars' story of pioneering the use of carbon fibre in masts and booms. The mid-eighties were years of rapid growth with blue ribbon custom spar orders on successful race boats too numerous to name. we were enjoying increasing success with top name builders and when Ben joined us, he brought with him the huge J-Boats account. by Eric Hall Posted 25 Sep 17:09 NZST Rolex Middle Sea Race edges closer Rolex Middle Sea Race edges closer 79 boats representing 21 countries are currently registered A diverse and attractive fleet given the circumstances, with some fascinating entries. The Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) continues to take nothing for granted. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Media Posted 25 Sep 02:57 NZST Vendee Globe: Sleep is an essential requirement Vendee Globe: Sleep is an essential requirement With a direct impact on safety and performance In the very specific, rarefied world of solo ocean racing, sleep has a direct impact on safety and performance. In this first part, we begin with the subject of data with Thomas Ruyant. by Vendee Globe Posted 25 Sep 01:05 NZST Gitana Team prepare for the Jules Verne Trophy Gitana Team prepare for the Jules Verne Trophy Maxi Edmond de Rothschild 40 days away from the start of stand-by This figure has been on everyone's minds for many months now; 40 days (23 hours and 30 minutes), is the exact time to beat if the crew of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is to topple Francis Joyon and IDEC Sport, the current record holders. by Gitana Team Posted 24 Sep 23:03 NZST Racing Rules Explainer Episode 2 Racing Rules Explainer Episode 2 Windward Mark Rounding Episode 2 of the Racing Rules Explainer series is now live! This week we look at how to use the Racing Rules of Sailing to improve your windward mark rounding skills. by Tom Chamberlain, RYA Posted 24 Sep 22:00 NZST Innovative sustainability program Innovative sustainability program The Race Around intends to revolutionise the offshore sailing industry With three years to go until the start of the first edition of The Race Around, the organisers have announced the most innovative sustainability program in offshore racing. by Sam Holliday Posted 24 Sep 19:56 NZST Making life on board bearable Making life on board bearable Ed Gorman looks at the issue of IMOCA comfort, and discomfort The IMOCA fleet has a deserved reputation for exceptional performance, for spectacular displays of awesome speed and power, but it also for being made up of some of the most hostile racing platforms ever used in world sailing. by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 24 Sep 05:06 NZST Bella Mente Racing team set for NYYC Race Week Bella Mente Racing team set for NYYC Race Week It's been a long time coming... It was a long time coming, but Hap Fauth finally has reunited with his sailing family in Newport, R.I. where he will steer his Maxi 72 Bella Mente in this week's NYYC Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex and the Queen's Cup that follows it. by Barby MacGowan Posted 23 Sep 22:25 NZST Three members announced for 11th Hour Racing Team Three members announced for 11th Hour Racing Team Great Britain's Simon Fisher and Rob Greenhalgh, together with Australia's Kyle Langford Three new sailing crew have been signed by 11th Hour Racing Team, the US-based offshore sailing team with a sight set on winning The Ocean Race 2022-23 by 11th Hour Racing Team Posted 23 Sep 17:25 NZST A Blocks Newsline Special A Blocks Newsline Special Helping you understand the Barton range and choose the right blocks Did you know that our range of blocks includes over 1000 products to cater for every task on boats up to 15m/50ft. We have dedicated this Newsline to helping you understand our range and choose the right blocks every time to control the power aboard. by Barton Marine Posted 23 Sep 05:00 NZST Appreciating our community's leadership role Appreciating our community's leadership role Sailors play a vital role in driving ocean health Having grown up sailing and cruising Maine's DownEast waters, I'm no stranger to pea-soup fog, but until last week I had never experienced a situation where visibility was reduced to just a few hundred feet due to anything besides fog. by David Schmidt Posted 23 Sep 03:00 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Taking on the white water America's Cup Rialto: Taking on the white water Defiant was the only AC75 sailing today, docking out just before noon heading for a seabreeze After yesterday's action on the Waitemata Harbour with Emirates Team New Zealand and American Magic sailing in a staged race, today was very tame by comparison. Defiant was the only AC75 sailing today, docking out just before noon by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 23 Sep 02:39 NZST Handy New Drybags From Zhik Handy New Drybags From Zhik Joining the range of technical luggage are two different handy dry bags Joining Zhik's range of technical luggage for sailing and watersports, are two different handy dry bags. The perfect Christmas gift?! by Liz Rushall Posted 23 Sep 01:05 NZST Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image deadline approaching Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image deadline approaching There are only two weeks left to send in your photo We kindly remind you that the deadline for taking part in the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Century photo contest is October 6, 2020. There are only two weeks left to send in your photo! by Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Posted 22 Sep 22:34 NZST Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century Rewarding the best videos produced between 2000 and 2020 The Mirabaud Sailing Video of the Century celebrates the best sailing videos produced since 2000. In this very special year, most sailing events have been cancelled. by Mirabaud Sailing Video Award Posted 22 Sep 10:10 NZST America's Cup Rialto: Two AC75's race in Auckland America's Cup Rialto: Two AC75's race in Auckland The two AC75's currently in Auckland met up on the Waitemata Harbour on Monday afternoon The two AC75's currently in Auckland met up on the Waitemata Harbour this afternoon for the first shoot-out of the 36th America's Cup. Fortuitously the two teams were both training on Course C. Updated with an amazing 19 minute video by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 22 Sep 03:25 NZST 100% Recycled Henri-Lloyd Mav Mid Layers 100% Recycled Henri-Lloyd Mav Mid Layers Perfect for any outdoor activity, in a range of styles and colours Perfect for any outdoor activity, Henri-Lloyd's Mav Mid Layers are made from 100% Recycled Polyester and come in a range of styles and colours. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 21 Sep 20:32 NZST Happy Days Happy Days Getting out on the water this week was superb Getting out on the water this week was superb. The winds were a little bit variable, and at 5 to 10 knots they were hardly going to set the world on fire either. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS Posted 21 Sep 10:00 NZST 51st La Solitaire du Figaro overall 51st La Solitaire du Figaro overall Title for Le Cléac'h, Tom Dolan lifts Vivi Trophy Armel Le Cléac'h (Banque Populaire) lifted the overall title for the 51st La Solitaire du Figaro at the end of race prize-giving in Saint Nazaire, France today. It is Le Cléach's third time of winning after successes in 2003 and 2010. by La Solitaire du Figaro Posted 21 Sep 04:59 NZST 18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter 18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter One of Australia's most versatile sailors One of the Australian 18 Footers League's best supporters for many years has been one of Australia's most versatile sailors, Sean Langman. by Frank Quealey Posted 20 Sep 18:34 NZST Video: Luca Devoti & Santiago Lange on sailing Video: Luca Devoti & Santiago Lange on sailing Santiago Lange was the 2016 Gold medal winner in the Nacra 17 class sailing with Cecilia Saroli Luca Devoti, Olympic silver medalist, is campaigning to join the World Sailing Board. As part of his bid, he is interviewing world renowned sailors on their views on the future of the sport. He talks with triple Olympic medalist Santiago Lange. by Luca Devoti Posted 20 Sep 16:08 NZST Asia Boating Dialogue: ready to roll Asia Boating Dialogue: ready to roll As of 19 September, 179 attendees from 30 countries are registered for ABD 2020. Happily, the forthcoming Asia Boating Dialogue (ABD) is attracting a good deal of interest. ABD originated as the Asia Boating Forum, when representatives of the leisure marine industry in various countries got together to compare notes by Guy Nowell Posted 19 Sep 15:04 NZST ILCA/Laser Fit Out Guide from Allen ILCA/Laser Fit Out Guide from Allen Class legal options for club racers or international level In this handy fitting guide, you can find all the details of the Allen parts for a top-spec racing fit-out or a club level budget-friendly option. All options listed are completely class legal. by Allen Posted 19 Sep 05:00 NZST Cyclops enter the Sportsboat arena Cyclops enter the Sportsboat arena smarttune 5/16" announced as the latest addition to their smart range Designed specifically for sports and day boats, Cyclops is thrilled to announce the latest addition to their smart range - the smarttune 5/16". by Cyclops Marine Posted 19 Sep 01:30 NZST America's Cup Rialto: AC75's dodge a bullet America's Cup Rialto: AC75's dodge a bullet Both AC75's were out sailing in Auckland on Thursday, sailing once again in fresh breezes offshore Both AC75's were out sailing in Auckland on Thursday, sailing once again in fresh breezes offshore breezes of 18-20kts, gusting 22kts. The next day, Auckland was hit by a surprise 70kt squall, which gusted to 55kts on Course C. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 19 Sep 00:45 NZST Collinson FX: Sept 18 - NZ in deep recession Collinson FX: Sept 18 - NZ in deep recession NZ GDP data contracted 12.2% for the quarter, better than expected but confirming a deep recession. The Fed also assured markets that interest rates would remain at historical low levels, for years to come, encouraging investors. NZ GDP data contracted 12.2% for the quarter, better than expected but confirming a deep recession. by Collinson FX Posted 18 Sep 22:52 NZST Luca Devoti talks yachting with Lars Grael Luca Devoti talks yachting with Lars Grael Lars Grael, Brazilian sailing star, talks about his personal life and Project Grael Luca Devoti once skippered America's Cup campaigns and won Olympic medals, now he is campaigning to join the World Sailing Board. As part of his bid, he interviews world renowned sailors to get their views on what should be the future of the sport. by Luca Devoti Posted 18 Sep 21:48 NZST 2020 Vendée Globe on course to be exceptional 2020 Vendée Globe on course to be exceptional The official press conference was held on Thursday in Paris The official press conference for the ninth edition of the Vendée Globe was held on Thursday, September 17 at the Palais Brongniart in Paris. by Vendee Globe Posted 18 Sep 20:26 NZST Intricate, Nuanced, Meticulous… and Fast Intricate, Nuanced, Meticulous… and Fast The story of America's Cup boatbuilding in Bristol, Rhode Island continues With the completion of the AC75 racing yacht PATRIOT, the first Cup contender built in Bristol in the 21st century, American Magic's production team of 50 has added another compelling chapter to Bristol, Rhode Island boatbuilding. by Will Ricketson, NYYC American Magic Posted 18 Sep 00:49 NZST Baffling Youth America's Cup decision Baffling Youth America's Cup decision Rugby deal raises questions over cancellations of Youth America's Cup and other events Leading sailing journalist, editor and winning America's Cup team manager, Alan Sefton comments on the recent rejection by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of the Youth America's Cup by Alan Sefton Posted 17 Sep 22:12 NZST Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021 in Portsmouth Yacht Racing Forum postponed to 2021 in Portsmouth A virtual event to be held on November 24th this year The annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing is postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual event reassembling some of the sports' leading personalities from all over the world will be held on November 24. by Yacht Racing Forum Posted 17 Sep 20:36 NZST Thailand opens the door... just a bit Thailand opens the door... just a bit Special Tourist Visa for 90 days, with 14 days mandatory pre-paid quarantine Thai Cabinet approves long-term extendable tourist visa with compulsory quarantine by Asia Pacific Superyachts Posted 17 Sep 20:15 NZST The Ocean Race Summits Newport The Ocean Race Summits Newport Bringing leaders together to focus on ocean health Hosted live from Newport, RI, the latest online iteration of The Ocean Race Summits promoted solutions to restore health to the ocean. by The Ocean Race Posted 17 Sep 20:15 NZST America's Cup: Butterworth joins Challenger group America's Cup: Butterworth joins Challenger group Brad Butterworth to be a contact figure and facilitate a direct communication flow with the hosts Four times America's Cup winner, Brad Butterworth, joins COR 36, Challenger of Record of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA, in the capacity of External and Institutional Relations Officer. by America's Cup Media Posted 17 Sep 17:39 NZST SailGP gives behind-the-scenes access SailGP gives behind-the-scenes access 'SailGP: Racing on the Edge' shines a light on world's fastest sail racing league In a new content series launched today by SailGP, audiences around the globe will get unprecedented access to the sport's pinnacle league as it gears up toward its second season, launching April 2021 in San Francisco. by SailGP Posted 17 Sep 08:33 NZST Jimmy Spithill Interview Jimmy Spithill Interview "The AC75 is quite a lot different from past boats" Jimmy Spithill has been the skipper and helmsman behind two America's Cup victories and believes that his new Italian team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli can reclaim sailing's biggest prize as he travels to Auckland for the PRADA Cup challenger series. by Red Bull Content Pool Posted 17 Sep 07:25 NZST Thank you for being a part of Bart's Bash Thank you for being a part of Bart's Bash The event had to look slightly different this year We know that, for many of you, your Bart's Bash event had to look slightly different this year. However, it was amazing to see the sailing community coming together and people of all ages and abilities getting out on the water and racing! by Bart's Bash 2020 Posted 17 Sep 06:20 NZST Bermuda Gold Cup to host Open Match Racing Worlds Bermuda Gold Cup to host Open Match Racing Worlds Celebratory 70th event becomes the pinnacle event Two weeks after announcing that the Bermuda Gold Cup will be contested Oct. 26-30, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and World Match Racing Tour together announce today that the celebratory 70th event will also host the 2020 Open Match Racing Worlds. by Sean McNeill Posted 17 Sep 03:19 NZST 2020 Auckland Boat Show cancelled 2020 Auckland Boat Show cancelled 2020 Boat Show has been cancelled, due to uncertainty on COVID-19 restrictions NZ Marine Industry Association organisers of the 2020 Auckland Boat Show have announced that the 2020 Show has been cancelled, due to uncertainty on which COVID-19 restriction levels will be in force in early October. by Isla McKechnie/NZ Marine Industry Association Posted 17 Sep 01:02 NZST
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